Lansley announced as keynote at EHI Live
Health secretary Andrew Lansley will be the keynote speaker at this year’s EHI Live conference and exhibition, giving delegates the chance to get the big picture on government policy from the very top.
Future SROs expected to deliver
NHS Informatics wants to see “a major step change” in the way that national IT programmes are managed in the future, with senior responsible owners taking responsibility for “the delivery of benefits for the money invested.”
New NHS information strategy unveiled
The new NHS information strategy urges health and social care services to make full use of online technologies to put patients in control of their health and health records.
IT ‘to move out of back office’ – Easton
The NHS information strategy, which is due out this month, will attempt to create a “mature adult relationship” between central direction and local action, a conference was told yesterday.
DH issues ‘info revolution’ strategy
The Department of Health has launched a three month consultation on proposals to deliver an “information revolution” to users of the NHS.
NHS could still be penalised under NPfIT
The NHS director general of informatics has said the “NHS as a whole” could face financial penalties if not enough trusts in the North, Midlands and East choose to take Lorenzo.
Simon Burns to speak at EHI Live 2010
Health minister Simon Burns has been announced as a keynote speaker at eHealth Insider Live 2010.
Goals replace targets in DH paper
The Department of Health has set out its plans to scrap centrally, set performance managed targets – and to hold the NHS to account using ‘national outcome goals’.
‘Large numbers’ of staff to lose jobs
The Department of Health’s informatics directorate is one of the few areas of the NHS that is safe from change for the moment, a letter from NHS chief executive David Nicholson has warned.
Lansley leads information revolution
The new NHS white paper promises an information strategy for the NHS this autumn, but a report from the National Quality Board provides clues to its content.